Our Associate qualification is suitable for you if you have work-based experience or vocational qualifications.

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Eligibility criteria

The RICS Associate (AssocRICS) qualification recognises the skills of individuals with relevant work experience and vocational qualifications. Associate is a respected qualification that demonstrates commercial and technical standards and professional ethics. It shows you are qualified, regulated and trusted.

Associate pathways available

We currently have Associate pathways available for the below areas. Click to download the pathway guides.

Why become an Associate?

As an Associate you will join a group of elite professionals and open up career development opportunities.

The benefits:

  • Strengthen your CV with a world class professional qualification
  • Prove your exceptional technical and ethical standards to clients and peers
  • Connect with other high-calibre professionals
  • Benefit from RICS career development resources
  • Increase your earning potential

Eligibility criteria

 

Education

 

 

Work experience

 

RICS assessment

 

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No qualifications

 

 

 

4 years’ relevant experience

 

Associate assessment + online ethics module

 

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Appoved HND, HNC, NVQ3, BTEC or foundation degree

 

 

2 years’ relevant experience

 

Associate assessment + online ethics module

 

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Relevant bachelor’s degree

 

 

 

12 months’ relevant experience

 

Associate assessment + online ethics module

 

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Approved

direct entry to associate membership

 

 

N/A

 

Online ethics module

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